This week’s big story is the saga of a Rowan County, KY, clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed indefinitely Thursday by U.S. District Judge David Bunning for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in compliance with an earlier court order. Davis will remain in federal custody until she agrees to issue the appropriate licenses. Last month, meanwhile, a Texas clerk named Katie Lang was hit with a court settlement to the tune of $44,000 in damages and legal fees for refusing to issue a license for a gay couple. But it clearly wasn’t punitive enough to scare Davis who’s clearly acting in contempt of Judge Bunning’s order.

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has brought the worst out of the GOP — with one major exception

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Do you understand how horrifying this is? This isn’t a joke. This isn’t “Ha-ha, it probably won’t pass.”

There are people asking for the permission to murder me. To murder countless of innocent lives. Because “religious freedom.” If that doesn’t horrify you I don’t know what could.

This darling here is one of my closest friends. He’s a senior that goes to my school, and has never really been in trouble. This is the outfit he wore to school today.

As you can see, everything was appropriately covered and he was quite proud of this outfit. During first period he was called to the office and told to go home and change. Someone had reported him for dressing ‘obscenely’. 

It was about his shorts and shoes. The shorts had a five-inch inseam and ended passed his finger tips when he stood with his arms at his side. His legging and fish-net combination covered everything the shorts didn’t. Apparently, one of his old friends from theater - whom had previously said she didn’t think our school needed a GSA - reported him to the office because she was 'offended’. She dresses the exact same way, if not in a more revealing manner.

A large portion of his friends, myself included, are going to show our support by wearing outfits like this tomorrow. In addition, he is calling a local news station about this.

Please spread this; this was the worst possible move that could have been made right after the uproar we had over Leelah’s death.

anonymous asked:

why do you hate 5sos? I saw your post about Michael being homophobic and you have no proof

ok let’s get something clear, i don’t hate 5sos, i literally never said that

the fact that i call them out on their shit doesn’t mean i hate them! i actually like their music a lot, bUT

how can i be a fan of a band that literally mocks my culture so often and pass it off as a joke. how could i be a fan of them if they literally have a keek where calum pretends to have a mexican accent and says ”i just crossed the border” and then they all laugh? how could i love them if they insult my ethnicity and normalize their racism by throwing a ”mexican release party” where they literally stereotype all of mexico by wearing sombreros and moustaches and that type of stuff?

but here’s a look at some of their other shit: (homophobic slurs, rape jokes, more racism, sexism) 

  • homophobic slurs:

  • rape jokes:

”calum’s gonna rape me”

there’s a lot of others during livestreams that i do not have a link for, but they happened. 

also not a rape joke but still shitty: “ashton is gonna be a sex slave” 

  • sexism

also: sexist lyrics on heartbreak girl, out of my limit and probably other songs that i haven’t heard yet.

  • and yet more racism:

luke using the n word

and this keek

AND LET’S NOT FORGET THAT CALUM HAS THIS TATTOO

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AND GET THIS: a native american asked him what tribe is he on and he literally replied ”the starbucks mcdonalds tribe” and laughed at him. yes that happened ok bye.

((also calum has a transphobic tweet but i can’t really find it so yeah that happened too))

this doesn’t mean you have to hate them, this just means you need to acknowledge their problematic stuff and call them out on it instead of blindingly defending them..

EDIT: yall can praise all you want about them changing and whatever but there’s no solid proof of them doing so, show me an apology if there is one, oh wait, there isn’t. this post is super old now stop messaging me about it unless you have solid proof of a change. i honestly don’t care that much lmao

problems that i have with the mamamoo mv for ‘um oh ah yeah’

- hwasa’s character countlessly harasses solar’s character
- solar’s character misgendered moonbyul’s character n assumed that she was male because of the way she looked
- solar’s character tried to drug hwasa’s character by putting something in her drink
- solar’s character takes advantage of moonbyul’s character
- how homophobic it was when solar’s character was shocked n grossed out when she found that that moonbyul’s character was female

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The Edge NZ Station urged to can 'trans for a day' stunt

Last year The Edge married two ‘straight mates’ so they could win tickets to the Rugby World Cup, in a ceremony full of gay jokes.

In 2012 the breakfast show hosts read out a comment that a joke was “so gay I just got AIDS”, while in 2010 the show featured a song about bisexual broadcaster Ali Mau which included the lines she “wanted to go rug munching” and she “got sick of dicks”.

Now Agender President Lynda Whitehead has received an email from the Brand Manager of the station outlining a plan for Harvey to become ‘trans for a day’ on Monday.

This is so disgusting. Please express your concern their Facebook page if you have time on https://www.facebook.com/TheEdgeNZ?fref=ts

They are planning to do it on Monday and I just hope that they get enough negative feedback that they don’t do it.

It’s the worst publicity stunt I’ve ever seen but it doesn’t surprise me coming from them. This is the most popular music station in NZ…. ughh

Homophobic slurs are used in over 25,000 tweets every day 

Do you think before you speak?

In an age of digital technology and communication ruled by emojis and flighty thumbs hovering over mobile phones, there’s a case to be made that social media has made us less aware of the words we use when communicating with the world. 

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Educators Network, is highlighting the issue with the new campaign, ThinkB4YouSpeak, to raise awareness about the extent to which inflammatory, homophobic and hateful language is used on a daily basis. Their website aims to point out the prevalence of this problematic language in an attempt to curb such behavior through awareness. This campaign runs this month, which is National Bullying Prevention Month.

9 out of 10 LGBT students report being harassed at school in the last year. Follow micdotcom

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wild white ppl were in the streets downtown w hater Jesus signs outside the lgbt+ drag hamburger joint and one handed me this and yelled “homosexuals, fornicators, and sodomites will have their place in the lake of fire; will you save yourself?” and i laughed in his face and then continued laughing down the street and this fellow young queer person started laughing with me and we grabbed each other’s shoulders and cried with laughter it was beautiful

The dumb thing about Indiana stores with “STRAIGHTS ONLY” or “we dont serve gays here” signs is how do they plan on only serving heterosexuals when there’s no? real way? to distinguish if a person is gay or not based on appearance alone??? Are they just planning on refusing service to anyone too flamboyant to their tastes? Will they boot you out if you seem too buddy-buddy with your same-gendered friend? Does a huge alarm and a confetti canon go off the minute i walk through the door???

Im just saying Indiana Homophobes, there’s a huge hole in your logic and it makes you look like twice the idiot.

Why saying ‘If you put all the gays on an island, they would die out’ is terrible reasoning for your homophobic argument:

i) If you have a relationship in which one of the partners (or more that one in polyamorous cases) is transgender, they can often, in fact, conceive a child, should they wish so.

ii) If you use ‘gay’ as an umbrella term for LGBT+, you must also take into account bisexual, pansexual, and polysexual individuals.

iii) Also, if you put asexual people under the umbrella, remember that some of them want to and do have kids.

iv) A person’s worth isn’t defined by their reproductive output. Your argument does nothing to further your hateful opinion.

v) Real life isn’t a desert island; you can have a child in other ways than the traditional method. Adoption exists. Or you don’t need to have a kid at all.

anonymous asked:

I would like to know where you got your information on John Lennon from because it is false. Educate yourself.

You’re lucky I’m bored at work, because otherwise, I’d make you educate yourself. But I’ll educate you instead.

I said John Lennon was “a wife beating racist homophobe who treated his children like shit.” Let’s run down the list:

  • “wife beating”: In a Playboy interview, when asked about the song Getting Better, Lennon said, “It is a diary form of writing. All that “I used to be cruel to my woman, I beat her and kept her apart from the things that she loved” was me. I used to be cruel to my woman, and physically — any woman. I was a hitter. I couldn’t express myself and I hit. I fought men and I hit women. That is why I am always on about peace, you see. It is the most violent people who go for love and peace. Everything’s the opposite. But I sincerely believe in love and peace. I am not violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. I will have to be a lot older before I can face in public how I treated women as a youngster.” The sister of Stuart Sutcliffe, the first bassist of the Beatles, also blames Lennon for his death (of an aneurysm) because he had kicked Sutcliffe in the head with a steel-toed boot about a week prior. And the violence and abuse didn’t stop when he was young. He would force Yoko to go everywhere with him, including the bathroom, not letting her out  of his sight unless he was going off to cheat on her, often while she was in the next room, and was abusive to both of his sons (especially his first, Julian).
  • “racist”: I mean, aside from the obvious “Woman Is The Nigger Of The World,” a song that implies that it’s wrong how we treat (non-white) women like “niggers,” which implies that treating black people that way is just the state of things. He also said, speaking of when he discovered rock music, “When I heard it [“Long Tall Sally”], I couldn’t speak. You know how you are torn. I didn’t want to leave Elvis. We all looked at each other, but I didn’t want to say anything against Elvis, not even in my mind. How could they be happening in my life, BOTH of them? And then someone said: It’s a nigger singing.’ I didn’t know Negroes sang. So Elvis was white, and Little Richard was black. ‘Thank you, God,’ I said. There was a difference between them… “ He was apparently supportive of (and friends with members of) the Black Panthers later in life, but allying yourself with some black people doesn’t make you not racist.
  • "homophobe”: John Lennon made homophobic and antisemitic remarks about their manager, Brian Epstein, who was both gay and Jewish. When a close friend of the band made a joke about John Lennon having an affair with Epstein after they went on vacation to Spain together, he beat him nearly to death. He refused to apologize, saying, “He called me a bloody queer, and I bashed in his ribs for it.”
  • “who treated his children like shit”: It’s well-known that John was abusive to his first son, Julian. I’m shocked that you call yourself a fan but don’t know that. Everyone knows that. I’ve never listened to an entire Beatles album and I’ve known that since middle school.

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did you guys know indiana just passed a bill saying lgbt+ customers can be legally refused service? i’m surprised i’m not seeing a lot about it on my dash but maybe it’s just not that surprising lol i mean they could already legally fire us, but now they can refuse us service. welcome to indianaaaa